Dores Fall in Chicago

Vandy will open conference play on Thursday

CHICAGO – Vanderbilt men’s tennis dropped Sunday’s match against No. 13 Northwestern, 4-1. The Commodores showed out early in the afternoon, securing the doubles point. Siim Troost and Jeremie Casabon picked up their doubles victory at the No. 1 position, while Nathan Cox and Michael Ross came out victorious at No. 2. In singles play, the Wildcats won at No. 1 and never looked back, picking up points at No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5.

Ivan Yatsuk (NU) def. Joubert Klopper 6-3, 6-4
Simen Bratholm (NU) def. Cox 6-0, 7-5
Trice Pickens (NU) def. Ross 6-1, 7-5
Presley Thieneman (NU) vs. Casabon 7-6 (7-3), 2-4, unfinished
Gleb Blekher (NU) def. Troost 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
Felix Nordby (NU) vs. Macsen Sisam 2-6, 6-4, 1-1, unfinished

Troost/Casabon (VANDY) def. Blekher/Yatsuk 6-2
Ross/Cox (VANDY) def. Bratholm/Pickens 6-4
Nordby/Natan Spear (NU) def. Klopper/Sisam 6-3

On Deck: The Commodores return home to open conference play against Arkansas at 4 p.m. on Thursday.